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'''Eastern Armenia''' is loosely defined as those parts of Armenia once ruled by [[Russia]].  That includes today's [[Armenia|Republic of Armenia]], [[Karabakh]], [[Azerbaijan]]'s [[Nakhichevan]] exclave and [[Turkey]]'s [[Kars Province|Kars region]] (including the cities of [[Kars]], [[Ardahan]], and [[Igdir]] as well as [[Mount Ararat]] and the ruined medieval Armenian capital of [[Ani]]).  The southern half of the former [[Batum Province]] with [[Artvin]] and [[Hopa]] may or may not be included.
 
'''Eastern Armenia''' is loosely defined as those parts of Armenia once ruled by [[Russia]].  That includes today's [[Armenia|Republic of Armenia]], [[Karabakh]], [[Azerbaijan]]'s [[Nakhichevan]] exclave and [[Turkey]]'s [[Kars Province|Kars region]] (including the cities of [[Kars]], [[Ardahan]], and [[Igdir]] as well as [[Mount Ararat]] and the ruined medieval Armenian capital of [[Ani]]).  The southern half of the former [[Batum Province]] with [[Artvin]] and [[Hopa]] may or may not be included.
  
The major dialect of [[Eastern Armenian]] is spoken in the former [[Union of Soviet Socialist Republics|USSR]], the former Warsaw Pact states, and [[Iran]].
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The major dialect of [[Eastern Armenian]] is spoken in the former [[Union of Soviet Socialist Republics|USSR]] and [[Iran]].
  
 
[[Category:Soviet and Russian Armenian History]]
 
[[Category:Soviet and Russian Armenian History]]

Revision as of 23:39, 3 January 2008

Eastern Armenia is loosely defined as those parts of Armenia once ruled by Russia. That includes today's Republic of Armenia, Karabakh, Azerbaijan's Nakhichevan exclave and Turkey's Kars region (including the cities of Kars, Ardahan, and Igdir as well as Mount Ararat and the ruined medieval Armenian capital of Ani). The southern half of the former Batum Province with Artvin and Hopa may or may not be included.

The major dialect of Eastern Armenian is spoken in the former USSR and Iran.